Tissue Engineering of Breast

Authored by: Cheryl T. Gomillion , Cheryl A. Parzel , Richard L. White , Karen J.L. Burg

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
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The focus of this entry is the application of tissue engineering and biomaterials to breast cancer. It discusses the development of a breast reconstruction procedure, the use of biomaterials as drug-delivery vehicles, and the construction of in vitro engineered breast tissue and the potential it has to aid in cancer research.

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